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AFAR 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner

Nov 2
2016

AFAR 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner

  Save the Date! November 2, 2016 AFAR 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner   Le Parker Meridien 119 West 56 Street, New York, New York 10019 6-9 pm   Presenting   the Honorary Leadership Award to Johannes J. Baensch, PhD Chief Scientific Officer at Nestlé Skin Health S.A.     the Chairman’s Award of Distinction to Roger Ferguson President and CEO, TIAA   the  Icon of Aging Award to Frances Hesselbein President and CEO, The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute   and the George E. and Marie J. Doty Award to Peter G. Peterson, Founder and Chairman, Peter G.…


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MetLife Awards for Medical Research In Alzheimer's Disease: 2016 Plenary Session

Jul 25
2016

MetLife Awards for Medical Research In Alzheimer's Disease: 2016 Plenary Session

AFAR is pleased to partner with the Alzheimer's Associate for the 2nd year in a row to host the MetLife Awards for Medical Research In Alzheimer's Disease: 2016 Plenary Session at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference, in Toronto, Canada. For 30 years, MetLife Awards for Medical Research In Alzheimer's Disease have recognized nearly every significant advance in Alzheimer's disease research. The honor roll of awardees now numbers 83 scientists – including four who have gone on to win Nobel Prizes as well as 39 winners of the prestigious Potamkin Prize.  On Monday, July 25th we are…


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Partner Event: The 45th American Aging Associate Conference

Jun 3
2016

Partner Event: The 45th American Aging Associate Conference

  Targeting Aging: The Ultimate Preventative Medicine   From June 3rd - 5th, 2016, the American Aging Association, AGE, will host its 45th annual conference in Seattle, WA, in conjunction with the Nathan Shock Center Summit on Personalized Geroscience (June 1-­2).   We invite attendees to  join us for Session 8: AFAR Symposium on Saturday, June 4th from 3:10 - 4:30 pm. Featuring research presentations from Research Grant recipients, Christin Burd, Ohio State (2014); Ashley Webb, Brown University (2015); Adam Hughes, University of Utah (2015); and Post-Doctoral Awardee, Scott Leiser, University of Michigan (2012).      Other conference highlights include:   - Opening…


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The Dog Aging Project: Presentation & Luncheon

May 16
2016

The Dog Aging Project: Presentation & Luncheon

  AFAR grants helped support the research careers of Dr. Daniel Promislow (left) and Dr. Matt Kaeberlein (right), seen here with Executive Director Stephanie Lederman.   On May 16th, AFAR co-hosted two events on The Dog Aging Project with the University of Washington Medicine: a morning research briefing and luncheon and an evening cocktail reception. The Dog Aging Project is a bold national study into the healthy aging of our best friends and what that could mean for human aging.  By studying dogs in their homes, researchers at University of Washington Medicine are identifying the genetic and environmental…


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Partner Event: The Progeria Research Foundation's 8th International Scientific Workshop

May 2
2016

Partner Event: The Progeria Research Foundation's 8th International Scientific Workshop

From May 2-4, 2016, The Progeria Research Foundation will host its 8th International Scientific Workshop in Cambridge, MA.  The meeting's focus is to promote collaboration between basic and clinical scientists toward progress in Progeria, cardiovascular disease, and aging research.   The meeting agenda can be view here and registration information is avilable on The Progeria Research Foundation website here. AFAR is pleased to support this event through the 2016 Dorothy Dillon Eweson Sponsorship Award.  View the complete list of Dorothy Dillon Eweson Award recipients here.


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